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North Transept York Minster five sisters stained glass window St John's Chapel astronomical clock
York Minster - North Transept architecture: The 'fantastic' north window in north transept, the so called Five Sisters' Window (~1260) made of grey and green 'grisaille' glass in geometrical patterns. The North transept is built in the Early English Gothic style of architecture. This giant lancet windows are 53 feet long and contain the largest expanse of old grisaille glass in existence and there are over 100, 000 individual pieces of glass!
Monastery of batalha (Originally, and officially known, as the Monastery of Saint Mary of the Victory, it was erected in commemoration of the 1385 Battle of Aljubarrota, and would serve as the burial church of the 15th-Century Aviz dynasty of Portuguese royals. It is one of the best and original examples of Late Gothic architecture in Portugal, intermingled with the Manueline style.